The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine

Faculty and Staff

Core and Affiliated Faculty

The Institute for Personalized Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai provides an academic home for faculty members interested in working together to advance precision medicine. Our faculty members are based in many of the departments, centers, and institutes at the Mount Sinai Health System, reflecting our interdisciplinary and innovative programs. As our research programs mature, our Core Faculty and Affiliated Faculty membership is expected to grow.

Core Faculty

Judy H. Cho, MD
Director, The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine
Ward-Coleman Professor of Translational Genetics
Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences 

Ruth J.F. Loos, PhD
Co-Director, The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine
Director, Genetics of Obesity and Related Metabolic Traits Program
Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine 
Member, Child Health and Development Institute

Ron Do, PhD
Assistant Professor in Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Member, The Center for Statistical Genetics
Member, The Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology
Member, The Zena and Michael A. Weiner Cardiovascular Institute

Eimear Kenny, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Member, Center for Statistical Genetics
Member, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology

Girish Nadkarni, MD, MPH, CPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Clinical Director of the Institute for Personalized Medicine

Aniwaa Owusu Obeng, PharmD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Pharmacy 

Inga Peter, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Member, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology 

Quingbin Song, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine 

Stuart Scott, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Associate Director, Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory 

Affiliated Faculty

Erwin Bottinger, MD
Founding Director, The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine
CEO, Berlin Institute of Health 

Neil Calman, MD
Professor and System Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
CEO, The Institute for Family Health 

Ilse Daehn, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

George Diaz, MD
Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Joel Dudley, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences 

Omri Gottesman, MD
Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Medicine 

Carol Horowitz, MD
Associate Professor, Population Health Science and Policy
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Co-Director, Center for Health Equity and Community-Engaged Research 

Matthew Levin
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Eli Stahl, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences 

Randi Zinberg, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science 

Trainees 

Gillian Belbin
Graduate Student 

Daniel Jordan, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ryan Walker, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Fellow

Marie Verbanck, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Abhishek Vishnu, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Staff

Administration
Leonardo P. Imatani
Administrator

Amanda Merkelson, MPH
BioMe Managing Director

Neil Netherly
Administrative Secretary

Stacy Paris
Administrative Coordinator

Rachel Posner, MPA
Administrative Director (Office of Translational Research Institutes)

Christian Chino
Finance Manager (Office of Translational Research Institutes)

Research Personnel
Alanna Gomez
Clinical Research Coordinator

Sumita Kohli
Associate Researcher II

Bernadette Liggayu
Laboratory Coordinator

Ana Mejia, MSM
Clinical Research Coordinator

Stephanie Pagan
Clinical Research Coordinator

Patrick Shanley
Laboratory Coordinator

Liping Yu
Associate Researcher

Informatics and Information Technology
Steve Ellis
Senior Director

Tom Kaszemacher
Applications Analyst

Rajiv Nadukuru
Senior Systems Software Specialist

Quingbin Song, MD, MSc
Director, IT Core Lab

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